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Front window broken at House of India in Concord

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Concord police are investigating who or what shattered a front window at House of India restaurant Tuesday night. Sgt. Mike Guarino said an officer responded to a report of broken glass at the Pleasant Street restaurant about 10:15 p.m. “We’re just trying to determine whether this was intentional or an accident,” Guarino said. Owner Gurcharan Singh said the staff had closed the restaurant and went home about 9:30 p.m. … 0

Gilmanton man pleads guilty, gets prison for setting fires

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Gilmanton man has pleaded guilty to three counts of arson and has been sentenced to one to five years in prison after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors. Jason Clairmont of Gilmanton was scheduled for a hearing Tuesday on his upcoming trial. The Citizen reported that Clairmont admitted he set fire to two cars and part of a porch in Laconia earlier … 0

Claremont postmaster accused of school theft

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The head of the postal office in Claremont has been accused of taking more than $2,000 from a school Parent/Teacher Organization savings account. The Eagle Times reported that Rebecca Remick, a former member of the Claremont Middle School PTO, has since paid back the money back. She blamed tough financial times for what happened, saying, “I had to feed my kids.” Claremont police … 0

Former Webster fire chief found guilty in case

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A former Webster fire chief has been found guilty of placing a camera in a women’s bathroom at his former place of employment in Wilmington, Mass. Colin Colby, formerly of Webster, who resigned as volunteer fire chief in July 2013, will be sentenced today. A jury in Woburn … 0

Man charged in Gilford burglary

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The police said a 21-year-old man broke in to a Gilford home, scuffled with a resident inside and fled the scene. Isaiah Hughes, 18, with no known address, was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with burglary, a felony, and misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest or detention and … 0

Bank customer among 3 dead in holdup and shootout in California

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery spun into a chaotic police chase … 0

For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline. In what appears to be a mind-boggling coincidence, Malaysia is reeling from the second tragedy to hit its national airline in less than five months. On March … 0

Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, Malaysia’s prime minister said yesterday, adding that its flight route also had been declared safe by the global civil aviation body. Prime … 0

St. Paul’s graduate charged with sexual assault of 15-year-old fellow student

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

An 18-year-old graduate of St. Paul’s School in Concord has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old fellow student, as part of what the police said was a competition with other students to have sexual contact with as … 0

Philippines: Typhoon skips Manila, kills 20

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines yesterday after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal wind … 0

Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced seven men to life in prison yesterday for sexual assaults on women during public rallies in Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square, in the first such heavy sentences since the government vowed to crack down on … 0

Russia: At least 21 killed in subway derailment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A subway train derailed yesterday deep below Moscow’s streets, twisting and mangling crowded rail cars at the height of the morning rush hour. At least 21 people were killed, Russian officials said, and 136 were hospitalized, many with … 0